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Gourd Book

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ISBN-10: 0806125721

ISBN-13: 9780806125725

Edition: 1979

Authors: Charles B. Heiser

List price: $24.95
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Humankind has had a long and intimate association with gourds, and one of them, the bottle gourd, or calabash, may have been man's first cultivated plant. Although grown in the United States today primarily as ornamentals, in other parts of the world gourds have many other important uses. In delightful text and stunning color and black-and-white photographs, The Gourd Bookprovides fascinating scientific information and folklore about these remarkable plants and keys for identifying species. The first part of the book deals with tree gourds, widely used as containers and for decoration; the Cucurbitagourds, including the buffalo gourd, the Turk's turban, the silver-seed gourd, and the…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 1979
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Publication date: 9/15/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English